Special Operations
  • 4th SOS Airmen shine at night

    A 105mm round is loaded during a training flight on an AC-130U Spooky Gunship, Oct. 15, 2014. The Spooky is equipped with a 105mm and 40mm cannon and a 25mm Gatling gun. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Callaway)
  • Fort Walton Beach High School hosts military appreciation night

    Tech. Sgt. Ismael Villegas, Special Tactics Training Squadron special tactics member, delivers the game football at Fort Walton Beach High School, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Sept. 12, 2014. Fort Walton Beach High School hosted a military appreciation night, to pay tribute to the dedication of their local servicemen and women. . (U.S. Air Force
  • Hurlburt Airman's Voice hosts pool tournament

    Airman 1st Class Andrew Axson, 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron entry controller, plays a round of pool at the Landing Zone on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Sept. 11, 2014. The Hurlburt Airman’s Voice hosted a pool tournament to help Airmen and their families relax from the fast pace Special Operations mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior
  • RED HORSE gets down and dirty during family day

    556th RED HORSE Squadron Airmen, run through tires during the 2014 RED HORSE Rumble Obstacle Course, Sept. 6, 2014 at Hurlburt Field, Fla. Airmen were split into two groups during the event, the top three teams from each group received prizes. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kentavist P. Brackin)
  • Exercise Commando Terror proves no match for Hurlburt

    Tactical Air Control Party candidates are moulaged as simulated victims for Exercise Commando Terror at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Sept. 8, 2014. The exercise tested force protection measures and emergency first responder response time. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Callaway)
  • Eligible officers, enlisted members offered early retirement

    Staff through senior master sergeants and captains through lieutenant colonels in certain Air Force Specialty Codes may apply to retire with fewer than 20 years of active service under the Temporary Early Retirement Authority, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced.Commonly referred to as the 15-year retirement, TERA will be implemented to
  • Force Management Questions and Answers

    GENERAL FORCE MANAGEMENTQ1. Why is the Air Force announcing this now when details on specific career fields aren't available?A1. The service has made a conscious decision to announce these force management programs now in order to give Airmen as much time as possible to plan for their futures and make informed decisions.Q2. What force management